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Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

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Address: 2616 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC
Phone Number: 9193875980
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Some nice trails

Some nice trails right in the middle of suburbia. Great for a short walk on well-maintained trails and some nice observation decks. Longest trail is about 1.2 miles. Some easy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
marschne
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Cary, North Carolina
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Cary, North Carolina
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Some nice trails right in the middle of suburbia. Great for a short walk on well-maintained trails and some nice observation decks. Longest trail is about 1.2 miles. Some easy out&back walking areas for strollers. Creek trail has lots of stairs to get down to, but worth the effort.

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice park full of trails, right across the street from the Lochmere subdivision. The trails are not paved, so it is recommended to go on a dry day. Do not leave the trails since you may step on dog waste (it happened to me already). Nevertheless, it is worth the trip, especially in the spring when there are lots... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in last summer and great place to walk. Trails are clearly marked. Staff was very friendly and would be good for groups.

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Thank P P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great trail with tons of wildlife, it is not uncommon to see owls, hawks, deer with their fawns, snakes, and chupacabras. I love hiking here during the fall and in the summer it is about 20° cooler because of the shaded tree canopy!

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Thank Matt W
Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We go there a lot. It is beautiful. It is very well kept. I would recommend it to anyone looking for some peace and tranquility.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time visiting Hemlocks Bluff. It has nice trails with excellent views, a visitor's center and restrooms. I would go back again.

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Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

A nice relaxing spot to visit! Tall trees but only a few hemlocks. Unfortunately I visited when the deciduous trees were barren. A few weeks earlier might have been full fall colors. The barren trees made it easy to view the topography of the land and over the cliff to see the stream below. The short trail system was easy... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you have young children, Hemlock Bluffs offers great, short hikes that are easy to do with children, even as young as two!

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Tucked away in southern Cary, NC, you have to know this place exists even though it's on one of the main arteries of the town. Well maintained, nature-friendly, multiple paths of varying lengths and difficulty. The lower level (down the Cliffs of Kildaire, named for the main road this venue is on, Kildaire Road) is a steep, multi-staircase down -... More 

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Apex, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Located in the southern part of Cary, NC, this is a nice short walk, with a few hills. It includes a small nature center (great for kids) and an isolated stand of Hemlocks. Dificulty, easy to moderate.

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